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CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tuberculosis in badgers (<i xmlns="">Meles meles</i>).

Badgers are clearly an important wildlife reservoir of M. bovis, although the extent of their contribution to infection in cattle and the appropriate means of managing transmission risks are hotly debated. This book chapter discusses the badger ecology; pathogenesis; diagnosis; epidemiology of M....

Chambers, M. A.; Gormley, E.; Corner, L. A. L.; Smith, G. C.; Delahay, R. J.
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Book chapter

European badgers (Meles meles) are a wildlife reservoir for Mycobacterium bovis infection (tuberculosis) in Ireland and the UK and are implicated in the transmission of infection to livestock. Vaccination of badgers with the human BCG vaccine (Bacille Calmette Guerin) is considered as an important...

Kelly, D. J.; Corner, L. A. L.; Gormley, E.; Murphy, D.; Costello, E.; Aldwell, F. E.; Marples, N. M.
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
European Journal of Wildlife Research, 2011, 57, 4, pp 767-774

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